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Ukrainian community unveils monument

By Portage Daily Graphic, Portage Daily Graphic

Mayor Ferris speaking Sunday afternoon during a monument unveiling at Island Park. (Brian Oliver/The Graphic)

Mayor Ferris speaking Sunday afternoon during a monument unveiling at Island Park. (Brian Oliver/The Graphic)

Portage la Prairie Mayor Irvine Ferris addresses a small gathering Sunday afternoon at Island Park as the city's Ukrainian Community unveiled its '125 Monument' – commemorating 125 years of Ukrainian settlement in Canada.

The monument joins other significant monuments erected on Island Park that recognize Ukrainian history, including 100 years of Ukrainian settlement and Ukrainian internment in WWI.



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